Summary of DeSoto Road (4-H Road to Ida Street), including intersection approaches


Contact Information

Organization: Lansing
Contact person: Yomi Alli
Title: Engineering Technician
Phone: 9137272400
Organization address: 730 1st Terrace, Suite 3
  Lansing, KS    66043

General Information

1. Project name: DeSoto Road (4-H Road to Ida Street), including intersection approaches
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Lansing, KS Leavenworth County
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: The project connects to linking street (4-H Road) that ties to State Highway 73/3. Intersections are 4-H Road and West Mary Street, which are significant collector connecting streets.
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): )
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Jeff Rupp
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $8000000
9. Project description: This project will include the reconstruction of the rural-type, two-lane DeSoto Road to current standard three-lane facility to accommodate growing traffic demand. It also includes replacement of a functionally obsolete bridge as well as construction of a ten-foot bicycle path and five-foot pedestrian sidewalk in accordance with Trails Master Plan and city policy. Primary users include motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Construction of bio-swales will be included where efficient.
10. Scope: This project will connect with our current project located between Ida Street and Eisenhower Road and scheduled traffic roundabout project at 4-H Road and 147th Street. It will replace the functionally obsolete bridge over Seven-Mile Creek (locally identified as LB-1). The project is approximately five thousand feet and will restructure the roadway from two lanes to three lanes.
11. Project schedule: 2021-2030: The City of Lansing, KS has just funded and is in progress of building the first segment of the DeSoto Road reconstruction planned projects and is currently setting aside funds annually for this upcoming project.

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